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Government Museum Mathura

Founded in the year 1874 by F.S. Grouse, Government Museum/Mathura Museum is one of the most popular tourist sites in Mathura that serves as an important centre for study and research. For history buffs, the museum exhibits a fine collection of sculptures dating back to Maurya, Sunga, Gupta and Kushana periods. The exhibits at this renowned tourist site in Mathura includes various historical artefacts including paintings, pottery, terracotta, clay seals, bronzes and coins. The red sandstone building of Government Museum is octagonal in shape. On the whole, the Government Museum is one of the best places to visit in Mathura for an amazing historical tour.

Location Address

Museum Road, Dampier Nagar, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh 281001, India.

Opening & Closing Timings

Government Museum in Mathura operates from Tuesday to Saturday. The museum remains closed on Sunday and Monday. Tourists can visit the place on any of these days from 10:30 in the morning to 4:30 in the evening.

Entry Fee

The entry fee to Government Museum, Mathura differ for both Indian and foreign tourists.

For Indians:

  • Adults: 5 INR Per Head
  • Children: 2 INR Per Head

For Foreigners: 25 INR Per Head

Nearby Tourist Attractions

There are numerous tourist attractions around Government Museum that are also visited by tourists. These tourist places are:

  • Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple
  • Jama Masjid
  • Kans Quila
  • Mathura Museum
  • Goverdhan Hill
  • Radha Kund
  • Rangji Temple
  • Radha Raman Temple
  • Mirabai Temple
  • Gopeshwar Mahadev Temple

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